Mi 10S is the new smartphone from Xiaomi under its Mi 10 series. If you feel there aren’t enough phones already under the Mi 10 series, which include Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, Mi 10 Lite and Mi 10 Ultra; the company is introducing another one Mi 10S in the lineup. And, it’s now official in the Chinese market. This comes after the recent Mi 11 flagship smartphone launch both in China and other regions as well. This new Mi 10S is also one of the few premium smartphones featuring the latest Snapdragon 870 SoC: Motorola Edge S 5G was the first.
Mi 10S — Design and Display
Mi 10S comes with a new rectangular camera module on the rear, featuring three different colours; Black, Blue and White. The device around comes with a punch-hole display that measures 6.67-inches, which is an AMOLED screen with 90Hz refresh rates. It comes with Full HD+ resolution, peak brightness of around 1120nits, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top.
Mi 10S — Tech Specs
Processor and Storage
As suggested earlier, the device features Qualcomm’s newly announced Snapdragon 870 chipset, which not only makes the device 5G capable but also churns out clock speeds of up to 3.2GHz. For graphics, it utilizes Adreon 650 GPU. It features up to 12GB of RAM (LPDDR5) and 256GB of onboard storage (UFS 3.0).
The camera module on the back attains a 108MP f/1.69 primary sensor, which is accompanied by a 13MP wide-angle camera with f/2.4 aperture and 123-degree field of view; there are additional two sensors for taking macro and bokeh shots (depth-sensing camera). These are AI-powered rear cameras with features embedded, like 108MP ultra-clear mode, Super Night View 2.0 mode, and AI 8K video shooting mode, for instance.
The punch hole on the front beholds a 20MP selfie shooter, which also comes with portrait mode, slow-motion video mode, 3D beauty beautification mode, to name a few.
The Mi 10S equips a decent 4780mAh battery capacity underneath, which charges through USB Type-C; also supports triple fast charging technology. That includes 33W wired fast charging, 30W wireless fast charging, and 10W wireless reverse charging.
The other highlights of the Mi 10S include Harman/Kardon powered speakers. Further, it features dual-mode 5G, Wi-Fi 6, NFC, and Bluetooth 5.1, for connectivity. Lastly, for authentication, there’s an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Mi 10S — Pricing
The Mi 10S pricing starts at CNY 3299 (Rs 36,900 approx.) for the 8GB+128GB model. It increases to CNY 3499 (Rs 39,200 approx.) for 8GB+256GB variant; the larger 12GB+256GB variant retails at CNY 3799 (Rs 42,500 approx.) in China. The global launch of the device is still unclear at this point.